Homepage  Homepage     Search on site  Search on site     To write the letter  To write the letter     Site map  Site map
Agro Perspectiva
We are on: 



Home > News

Oklahoma Farm Mom Voted Monsanto's America's Farmers Mom of the Year

18.05.2010 09:42 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) Carol Cowan, Watonga, Okla., has been voted Monsanto Company’s (NYSE: MON) America’s Farmers Mom of the Year 2010. Cowan was among five regional winners selected by a panel of judges from the American Agri-Women and Monsanto as finalists for America’s Farmers Mom of the Year. More than 4,600 votes were cast for the national winner at AmericasFarmers.com. Cowan will receive $2,500 from Monsanto in recognition of being the national winner, in addition to $5,000 she received for being a regional winner. «I am honored to represent farm moms nationwide, and would like to thank Monsanto for sponsoring this promotion,» says Cowan. «It is a definite honor to be named Monsanto’s first America’s Farmers Mom of the Year. It’s been a lot of fun!» Katie Robertson, Territory Sales Manager for Asgrow and DEKALB, attended a presentation at Rodney Cowan Farms and presented Cowan a ceremonial check in front of her family and media. Cowan was nominated through a nationwide call for entries, and winners were selected on the nominees’ contributions to family, farm and community. Cowan’s nomination as submitted by friend Nancy Baker reads, «Most moms only have one job, maybe two, but Carol wears many hats and enjoys them all. I believe our country would have better people if they were all raised on a farm with Carol. She could show anyone how hard, honest work will make you happy and successful. Every family needs a mom like Carol.» Cowan’s winning nomination in its entirety is posted at AmericasFarmers.com. Cowan has lived in Watonga all her married life and works alongside her husband Rodney on their on their wheat, soybean, alfalfa and cattle operation. She is a member of the American Farmers and Ranchers, Oklahoma Farm Bureau, First Baptist Church and the Oklahoma Agricultural Leadership Program. She and her husband have four children: Ashley, twins Kelsey (who is engaged to Kurtis Shaw) and Kari (married to Colby Hetherington) and son Lance, who, along with wife Amy, is involved in the farming operation. «We congratulate Carol on being voted our national Farm Mom of the Year,» says Tami Craig Schilling, Monsanto community relations spokesperson and southern Illinois farm mom. «She’s a remarkable lady who embodies the values of the farm wife and mother. We were impressed with the outpouring of nominations shared from around the country. Each essay reinforced the vital role women play in American agriculture.» Monsanto’s America’s Farmers Mom of the Year is part of the company’s America’s Farmers campaign, which celebrates the contributions of America’s farmers, who help provide food, energy and clothing for our growing planet. Visit AmericasFarmers.com to read about other ways that Monsanto is recognizing the American farmer.

Agro Perspectiva

< As of Mar, margarine output grew by 10%, up to 34,300 MT All news for
USDA Accepting Applications for Fiscal Year 2011 Export Assistance >

16:00 Economy Ministry estimates decline of Ukraine's GDP in H1 at 6.5%, in Q2 at 11%
14:25 Ukraine's forex reserves 1% up in July NBU
14:15 MoAFW estimates total area sown through July 24, 2020 at 79.99 million hectares
15:10 Global food prices rise in July
10:45 Manitou. H1 20 net sales of 762m
23:00 In 2019, the value of U.S. fresh fruit and vegetable exports to the world reached $7.1 billion
19:15 NBU estimates GDP fall in Q2 2020 at 11%
20:00 IKEA Foundation contributes $3.5 million to support FAO's work with refugees and host communities in eastern Africa
16:20 Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for China and Unknown Destinations
16:15 FAO unveils platform to help accelerate action on reducing food loss and waste
15:50 CNH Industrial reported consolidated revenues of $5.6 billion, net income of $361 million and adjusted net loss of $85 million
16:45 Govt approves macroeconomic forecast with 4.6% GDP growth in 2021
13:35 BASF Group: EBIT before special items declines in second quarter due to weaker demand as a result of the corona pandemic
16:35 The renaissance of industrial hemp in North America: How New Holland supports an evolving industry
17:00 The European Union cheese export forecast for 2020 is revised up by 3 percent to 925,000 tons
13:30 Ukraine placing 2033 eurobonds for $2 bln at 7.253%
10:17 EBRD supports Ukraines Nibulon Group
20:30 United Kingdom supports FAO's desert locust-fighting efforts with £ 17 million contribution
14:50 New Zealand. The milk production forecast for 2020 is slightly lowered
09:50 Cargill commits to restoring 600 billion liters of water by 2030
13:34 Saudi barley import tenders for July-September 2020 - 1.68 million MT
15:45 Nufarm announces changes to global manufacturing footprint
13:05 Kernel oil-extraction plants processed 916 thousand tons of sunflower seeds in Q4 FY2020
13:05 Yara. Second-quarter operating income was USD 335 million
11:26 Bulgarias 2019 broiler production expanded by two percent over 2018
08:32 Rapeseed. Results of the 2019/20 season
21:15 Export of casein from Ukraine in the 1st half of 2020 - 2.8 thousand tons
15:00 AGCO Announces Quarterly Dividend
13:05 Cargills newest addition to sweetener portfolio offers food and beverage manufactures label-friendly 30% sugar reduction
11:45 Olam prices US$50 million US private placement
21:15 FAO launches the new COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme outlining seven key priority areas
17:05 Money supply in Ukraine 2.2% up in June
09:00 Philippine Imports of Milling Wheat Surge While Duties Implemented on Turkish Flour
17:15 BASF Group: operating result in the second quarter of 2020 above market expectations
13:25 In the 2019/2020 port NIKA-TERA handled 6.4 million tons of agricultural cargo
10:00 FAO and Rabobank's new partnership focuses on helping make food systems more sustainable, including through innovative investments
18:25 Director-General proposes new structure to make FAO agile and efficient
17:40 FAO welcomes additional 15 million from the European Union to fight Desert Locusts and their impacts on food security
17:25 Economy ministry estimates Ukraine's GDP fall at 5.9% in Jan-May
13:15 Economy ministry signs memo with grain market players for agreeing on export volumes, not for limiting exports minister
22:40 Refinancing rate could fall lower than inflation rate economy minister
12:10 BASF invests in next-generation farming for livestock producers with Cloudfarms digital platform solution
17:30 Rada with 286 votes backs resignation of NBU governor Smolii
16:45 Rada with 226 votes dismisses head of Antimonopoly Committee Yuriy Terentyev
11:30 Burger King, Cargill and World Wildlife Fund work to mitigate effects of climate change with new grassland restoration project
14:10 Record global cereal production to boost stocks
13:45 Global food commodity prices rebound in June
13:30 EBRD providing 7 million to Grain Alliance group
23:40 More Alcohol at Wholesale Prices for British Columbia Restaurants and Bars
22:45 Burger King, Cargill and World Wildlife Fund work to mitigate effects of climate change with new grassland restoration project

Also available: 

Agrarian Week in digital


NewsNews - News - News - News - News - News
BriefWeekly Reports - Free article
SubscriptionTariff - News&Reports
AdvertisingMagazine - Site
ConferencesForum AGRO-2013 - DAIRY WORLD-2008 - FERTILIZERS-2010
For our clientsAgroNewsDaily - Ukrainian Grain&Oilseed Market - Fertilizers - Milk Monthly - Milk Weekly
About usAbout project - Contact
2002 -2020 © Agrarika, ltd.
tel.: +380 44 4868119; +380 44 5934540
e-mail: client@agroperspectiva.com